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King Wah Restaurant

Paihia Mall, Paihia, New Zealand
09 402 7566
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Ranked #12 of 40 restaurants in Paihia
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Seafood, Hong Kong
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
Description: Located in Paihia, King Wah Chinese Seafood Restaurant has been at the forefront of the Paihia dining scene for many years.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
Description: Located in Paihia, King Wah Chinese Seafood Restaurant has been at the forefront of the Paihia dining scene for many years.
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Bateau Bay, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is a buffet style restaurant. There is a wide range of food including oysters and other seafoods for entree.The dishes are replenished on a regular basis and so is always fresh. At $27.50 each it is good value in this location.

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Kawakawa, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Fabulous lunch with friends, not many customers in the restaurant altho' I enjoyed my lunch of 1 dozen pacific oysters, they were absolutely divine........... huge, fatt and only for the serious oyster eaters of the world! A must on your restaurant eat-outs in Paihia....... a certain return here soon!

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Tahuna, NZ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

This is not just another smorgasbord. Every dish has the most amazing flavors from the seafood bar the best oysters ever to the amazing buffet of mains every bite delectable. A must go in Paihia.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

yes we ate as many as we could and the rest of the buffet was good too. Will enjoy again that is from us four.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

A friend mentioned this restaurant in conversation so we decided to hunt it down and glad we did! We were so impressed we dined here two nights of our 3 night getaway. The food was fresh and not stodgy, as so many Chinese takeaways can be. Meat was tender and not grissly or full of fat. The food was of... More

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Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We dined during their buffet dinner. Oysters were huge, and the food was quite tasty. Lots of varieties of your standard Asian dishes. Dessert buffet was small and did not offer much choice. If you're after a variety this is the place to go. 12 oysters between the two of us made it worth the cost alone!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This Chinese restaurant offers an eat as much as you like buffet for around 27 dollars. There was something for everyone's taste including,on the night we went, fresh oysters. The buffet included sweets and a large bowl of fruit salad and cream. Excellent value. The only downside is finding a table. We had to eat at an outside table which... More

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Russell, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This Chinese takeaways is the best in Paihia. They are reasonably priced and give clean fresh food served in a box not a bag. I had traditional fish and chips. Beautifully presented and lovely fresh fish. The chips were well cooked and not at all oily. Would recommend this takeaways and restaurant to any one I knew that was visiting... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This was truly an "eat as much as you can" restaurant with no catches. The staff were very helpful and full of advice on what to try and what food goes with what. Clearing away plates often so that you were ready for the next plateful. Unusually, this also included as much tea, coffee or soft drink that you could... More

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Sydney, Australia
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39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

King Wah is located in a mall behind the main road so the prices are reasonable and worth finding. They offer a dining buffet option, a la carte take away or express pre-made hot dish options. We chose the a la carte take away and we only had to wait a short time for them to cook our choices. A... More

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